Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] First F100 disaster
From: "Julian Thomas" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 15:39:58 +0200
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I don't think BD was referring to size here. We often refer to 'leica
gnomes' or 'solms gnomes' it usually refers to peopel who work long hours in

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "ray tai" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 2:58 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] First F100 disaster

> I was in Tokyo last year and found the general population quite average in
> height, unless you are referring to the stereotypical Japanese knome.
> "B. D. Colen" wrote:
> > So I'm shooting with my manual 180 2.8 ED on one of the F100s and low
> > and behold the aperature engagement tab GETS FUCKING SHEERED OFF.....The
> > camera is now on it's way to Nikon for a $179-200 repair...which, thank
> > God, the PR firm is paying for....But I'd love to have some little
> > Japanese nome explain why THAT, of all parts, isn't something like
> > titanium, or at least stainless steel......ARRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGG :-(((((((

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